Shalini & Mike's Mehndi Ceremony & Pooja {Washington, DC}

2015 Sep 29 - by Preeti
Photographer Laura of Laura's Focus Photography emailed me with exciting news.

Her brother just got married and had his own big fat Indian wedding! For once, she had time off from being the wedding photographer on the wedding day. Still she snuck in photos from the henna party and pooja a couple days before.

Laura shares:

My family and I just celebrated one of the happiest days of our lives! My brother Mike was married to my awesome sister-in-law Shalini.

We had so much fun learning about all of the South Indian wedding traditions. We arrived a few days early to watch Shalini have her detailed bridal mehndi done on her hands, arms, and feet by Henna Harmony. The next morning, the married women participated in a pooja ceremony. I of course took a few photos and then enjoyed taking part in the wedding ceremony and not being behind the lens!

Thank you Laura for sharing your own family's wedding. We can't wait to see the rest!

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Mehndi: Henna Harmony // Photography: Laura's Focus Photography